Ankita is a Sanskrit word meaning "Marked". As with any adjective in the language, it can take on a nominal form. The word is often used as a female name in Asian countries, typically because of its extended meaning as "one with auspicious signs "engraving". Further explanation:
Ankita = Ank (A number or a mark) + Ita pratyay (suffix) = Meaning marked = Marked for prominence.
Ankita = feminine of Ankit.